Ultimate Classic Rock

40 Years Ago: 'Cheers' Debuts With a Perfect Pilot Episode

40 Years Ago: 'Cheers' Debuts With a Perfect Pilot Episode

Classic show premiered in September 1982 to little fanfare and even fewer viewers. Continue reading… ... Continue Reading
Top 100 Classic Rock Songs

Top 100 Classic Rock Songs

Bored with best-songs lists that are dominated by the same handful of bands? We've put an interesting twist on things. Continue reading… ... Continue Reading
55 Years Ago: Sam and Dave Empower a Generation With 'Soul Man'

55 Years Ago: Sam and Dave Empower a Generation With 'Soul Man'

Top 5 hit was later resurrected by the Blues Brothers, with a second assist from guitarist Steve Cropper. Continue reading… ... Continue Reading
50 Years Ago: Al Green Hits Peak on 'I'm Still in Love With You'

50 Years Ago: Al Green Hits Peak on 'I'm Still in Love With You'

All of the elements came together splendidly on soul giant's second album of 1972. Continue reading… ... Continue Reading
Listen to the Beatles' First Take of 'Tomorrow Never Knows'

Listen to the Beatles' First Take of 'Tomorrow Never Knows'

Track will be included in upcoming 'Revolver' box set. Continue reading… ... Continue Reading
Dave Navarro Will Sit Out Upcoming Jane's Addiction Tour

Dave Navarro Will Sit Out Upcoming Jane's Addiction Tour

Guitarist says he hasn't fully recovered from long COVID. Continue reading… ... Continue Reading
Neil Young Announces New Album With Crazy Horse, 'World Record'

Neil Young Announces New Album With Crazy Horse, 'World Record'

Upcoming LP was co-produced with Rick Rubin. Continue reading… ... Continue Reading
How 'Let There Be Rock Song' Gave AC/DC a Chance to Preach

How 'Let There Be Rock Song' Gave AC/DC a Chance to Preach

Title track of their third album turned into a lengthy hard-rock sermon. Continue reading… ... Continue Reading
R.E.M.'s Michael Stipe Vents His Spleen on 'Ignoreland'

R.E.M.'s Michael Stipe Vents His Spleen on 'Ignoreland'

It was the most biting and specific political critique of band's then-12-year career. Continue reading… ... Continue Reading
Why Iron Maiden Just Changed the 'Number of the Beast' Track List

Why Iron Maiden Just Changed the 'Number of the Beast' Track List

Bassist Steve Harris insists the change makes the album stronger. Continue reading… ... Continue Reading

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